Center Lock-on AF

When you press the center of the multi-selector, the camera detects the subject positioned in the center of the screen and continues to track the subject.

  1. MENU (Camera Settings1) → [Center Lock-on AF][On].
  2. Align the target frame (A) over the subject and press the center of the multi-selector.
    • Press the center again to stop tracking.

  3. Press the shutter button fully down to shoot the image.


  • You can activate [Center Lock-on AF] by pressing the key to which [Focus Standard] is assigned in [Custom Key(Shoot.)] when [Center Lock-on AF] is set to [On]. You can also detect the subject again by pressing the key to which [Focus Standard] is assigned.


  • The [Center Lock-on AF] function may not function very well in the following situations:
    • The subject is moving too quickly.
    • The subject is too small, or too large.
    • The contrast between the subject and the background is poor.
    • It is dark.
    • The ambient light changes.
  • Lock-on AF does not work in the following situations:
    • [Sweep Panorama]
    • When [Smart Telecon.] is being used.
    • When shooting in Manual Focus mode.
    • When [Record Setting] is set to [120p]/[100p].